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Report: DT Antwaun Woods Heading to Injured Reserve

The takes another hit in 2020 as they have moved to , ending his season.

Per Michael Gehlken of the , the Cowboys have moved their starting 1-technique defensive to injured reserve after injuring his ankle.

Woods finishes the season second among the interior defensive linemen in tackles and stops per and had their highest overall grade for an interior .

In what was an underwhelming season for the interior , Woods continued to show his value as a rotational defensive tackle. After attempting to upgrade the position by bringing in and , it was Woods, once again, who was the Cowboys' most consistent player along the interior for much of the season.

Heading into the 2021 , Woods will be a , and the Cowboys may place the “original round tender” on Woods to bring him back next season. He hasn't shown so much that he'd be sought after as a restricted , but he's certainly valuable as a backup for the Dallas Cowboys.

The Cowboys will need more from rookie , Eli Ankou, , and over the final two weeks of the season.

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The Dallas Cowboys also placed Chris Westry on injured reserve and signed Sewo Olinula off of the to the active roster ahead of the Cowboys game against the .

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